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Wednesday morning one-liners

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The Bills tendered contracts to restricted free agents, including S Donte Whitner and LB Paul Posluzny.

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he will conduct business as usual during the lockout, with no furloughs.

Tom Curran of CSNNE.com wonders if the business and football side of the Patriots operation are in opposition over Logan Mankins.

Jets fans believe DE Vernon Gholston is the biggest bust in team history.  Great list.

One takeaway from the Combine: There isn’t a quarterback for the Bengals that’s worthy of the No. 4 overall pick.

What position should Baltimore draft in the first round?  CSNBaltimore.com believes they should look to the pass rush.

The Browns are more likely to take a chance on a player with a character question in the draft rather than free agency.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was forced to confirm the date of Ben Roethlisberger’s marriage.  At least they didn’t make Ed Bouchette do it.

Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle makes the case to re-sign FB Vonta Leach to a long-term deal in the next day.

Could the Colts show interest in just-dumped Bears DT Tommie Harris?

S Donavin Darius reflected on his career after signing a ceremonial one-day contract with the team.

An update on the remaining vacancies on Mike Munchak’s new Titans staff.

Broncos coach John Fox likes what he sees on both sides of the line in this year’s draft.

The Chiefs’ website looks at what happens at the Combine when the horn blows.

A look back from Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune at how Richard Seymour compares to previous No. 17 overall picks.

The Chargers brass talked about what they do now that the Combine is over.

Scouts Inc. looks at how Cowboys RB Felix Jones needs to improve next season.

Giants C Shaun O’ Hara is set to undergo surgery on his ankle and Achilles.

While it’s not the team’s top priority, the Eagles red zone offense could use some work.

Picking at No. 10, the Redskins could get in trouble if they are looking for a pretty, shiny quarterback.

The Bears had a big need at defensive tackle even before they cut DT Tommie Harris.

The Packers are excited to integrate TE Jermichael Finley back into the lineup.

The Lions tendered restricted free agent DE Cliff Avril at a first- and third-round level.

The identity of the Vikings defense isn’t expected to change much next season.

Falcons coach Mike Smith didn’t seem enthused about possibly bringing RB Jerious Norwood back into the mix.

The Charlotte Observer looked at how eight potential No. 1 picks fared at the Combine.

The Saints offered second-round tenders to WR Lance Moore and T Jermon Bushrod.

Because of their youth, the Bucs would have a lot to lose in the event of a lockout.

Cardinals S Adrian Wilson underwent surgery for a torn abductor recently.

The first Asian American football player, former 49er Wally Yonamine, passed away at the age of 85.

This draft class is deep with the type of backup running back types the Rams are looking for.

The Seahawks placed a restricted free agent tender on DT Brandon Mebane, and continue to negotiate a potential long-term deal with him.

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2 Responses to “Wednesday morning one-liners”
  1. whodeyben says: Mar 2, 2011 9:34 AM

    “One takeaway from the Combine: There isn’t a quarterback for the Bengals that’s worthy of the No. 4 overall pick.” –

    Which means the Bengals will take a quarterback with the No. 4 overall pick.

  2. dukemarc says: Mar 2, 2011 10:13 AM

    I think how Finley went down last year was very similar to when Sterling Sharpe went down in ’94. not in severity of the injury but the effect that it had on the QB position. Until that point, Sterling was Favre’s “security blanket”. After Sterling got hurt, Favre had to open up his throwing options and was able to make average WRs look good(Bill Shroeder, I’m looking at you). Although I don’t think Aaron ever got as locked in, as Favre did, with Finley – he’s throwing options grew through out the year.

    Finley will fit back in fine and I’m looking forward to next years passing game. Now get a deal done NFL!

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